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Latest update : 2011-10-14

The World This Week - 14 October

François Picard’s panel explains how fast-shifting battle lines in the wider Middle East may have brought about that prisoner swap deal for Gilad Shilad; Also, Paris and Berlin promise a plan to fix the Eurozone and how an African Spring may be sooner than you think.

  • Sylvie KAUFFMANN. Editorial director, Le Monde;
  • Christopher DICKEY. Paris Bureau chief, Newsweek Magazine;
  • Danna HARMAN. Europe correspondent, Haaretz;
  • Tunde FATUNDE. Journalist, Lagos Guardian Newspaper.

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Kenya: First 'homecoming' as US president (part 1)

Call it the return of the prodigal son: Kenya is rolling out the red carpet for Barack Obama, returning to his father's country for the first time since he became president. And...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

The Greek divide: What's next for the European Union? (part 2)

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